Monthly Archives: April 2012

Week in Pictures: A fatal crash among daily life in the Midlands

A mother dies in a tragic collision, but life continues with Omaha rugby and Iowa piglets in the World-Herald Week in Pictures: April 23-29, 2012. Continue reading

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From the Archives: Municipal Stadium’s early years

Jolene McHugh takes a look back at Rosenblatt Stadium through the years in a series of blogs. Continue reading

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Week in Videos: A two-poet family, falafel and the first lady

In this week’s videos, photographers visit a two-poet family, see the making of the best falafel and watch first lady Michelle Obama speak in Omaha. Continue reading

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Crowds watch in awe as shuttle arrives in NYC

New Yorkers and tourists alike watched with joy and excitement Friday as space shuttle Enterprise sailed over the skyline on its final flight before it becomes a museum piece. Continue reading

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Week in Pictures: Childhood play, mushroom hunting and storm cleanup

Midlanders spend time outdoors at work and at play in the World-Herald Week in Pictures: April 17-22, 2012. Continue reading

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Week in Videos: Parrotheads, Thurman tornado, Record Store Day

In this week’s best videos, we saw saw Parrotheads, tornado damage, records and Good Old War. Continue reading

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Stunning images from space station

After more than 12 years and at least $100 billion in construction costs, NASA leaders say the International Space Station finally is ready to bloom into the robust orbiting laboratory that agency leaders envisioned more than two decades ago.
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Week in Pictures: Storms hit Nebraska and Iowa; NU spring game canceled

The signs of spring are all around us as tornados touch down in Nebraska and Iowa, canceling the Huskers’ spring game. Continue reading

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Morel hunting: Finding gold in a flood zone

Photojournalist Mark Davis details his recent morel hunts in the area and shows off his finds – but don’t expect him to reveal the location of any honey holes. Continue reading

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A visit to a one-room school

Rebecca S. Gratz visits Elyria Public School, one of few remaining one-room schools in the region, which is set to close at the end of this school year. Continue reading

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